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Mar 19, 2013 5:30pm PDT
are tough, not likely negotiatable. jant clara must waive it's hotel tax on the 350 rooms the staff will occupy, must waive 10% ticket surcharge going towards deck service, and waive a 35 cent per ticket fee for senior and youth programs and a parking cost that recoups costs for police services. santa clara says it will get reimbursed by the san francisco host committee its our intention walk away putting on a great show, doing a lot of work making sure that we come out whole in this process and... being reimbursed for efforts to make this successful event. >> giving a hotel tax break isn't as bad as this may sound. 350 rooms are involved at $150 nightly rate, tax is $14.25 a $5,000 loss per night revenue normally goes into the city's general fund. the general manager at the hilton santa clara thinks super bowl spending will more than offset that loss. >> the value that have event in this city and exposure we're going to get i think will more than makeup for anything lost. >> he's planning a 140 room addition to the hotel in time for the super bowl. with rooms going to be a premium
Mar 20, 2013 5:30pm PDT
copy of the declaration of independence cost $2.48 plus tax at a thrift store. turned out to be uber old and sold at auction for nearly half a million. >> and look for something chinese? >> yes. >> chinese is one of the hardest fields to appraise. >> reporter: even experts don't always know the chinese gems from the junk. upping the odds of a masterpiece with a $3 price tag. >> always buy what appeals to you and you will never go wrong. >> reporter: back to my little cup. >> certainly before 1872. >> reporter: really? it's old, it's chinese, and i like it, but -- >> the reality, you'll probably get no more than five to $10 for it. >> reporter: proving luck really is the key. so i'm not quitting my job. see you tomorrow. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> see you tomorrow, which means it's lucky for us, nick. we thank you for watching. hope to see you tomorrow as well. we're always there at and "nightline" at its new time tonight, 12:35 a.m. eastern. again, right back here again tomorrow night. goodnight. see you then. >>> tonight what you can get for your apartment whe
Mar 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
official admits using tax money. tonight the one thing kept him out of prison. >> a management makeover at police headquarters. opd brass gets new responsibilities in the fight against crime. >> a step in california high speed rail project. the state can now proceed to borrow another $8 billion to build it. >> live on bart. to gauge reaction to letting bikes on board. >> he served the south bay as a county supervisor. he broke public trust. now, destined to serve time for the crimes committed. >> former santa clara county supervisor pleaded guilty today to charges of misusing taxpayer money. prosecutors say crimes were driven by gambling. vic lee is live with the latest. vic? >> this was the rise and fall of a popular politician. a second generation county supervisor took over his father's seat when he died. his gamble addiction got the better of him. tonight, today, his nightmare ended here at this court house. the disgraced former supervisor made no statements in court, never showed emotion, appearing with just his lawyer. no entourage. he stood before the judge as he read list of cha
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